Fresh Strawberry Mousse for Two

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2014

Here’s a juicy problem: how to get a creamy mousse with bright, concentrated fruit flavor out of bland, watery supermarket strawberries.

SERVES2

TIME45 minutes, plus 45 minutes resting and 4 hours chilling

Fresh Strawberry Mousse for Two

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

There’s a good reason that strawberry mousse recipes aren’t very prevalent: The berries contain lots of juice, which can ruin the texture of a mousse that should be creamy and rich. Plus, the fruit flavor produced by most strawberry mousse ...

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